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Long poem by Gerald Dillenbeck | Details |

Professor Glory's Active Hope

The title of this talk today,
"Win-Win Politics of New Feminist Economics"
suggests questions,
more than emasculating 
definitively deductive
reductive
answers.

Would you imagine
a minority-identified Buddhist,
more likely as a feminist
or culturally comfortable
with political and economic Left-brain domination,
monopolistic competing toward self-enslavement?

How would you compare broad cultural trends
between East and Western language
on a feminist v. Left-brain monopolistic dominant spectrum?
Which might be more ego-centric,
and which would you expect to be more eco-centric?
Where would you expect to find more
competitive v. cooperative economic support structures?
Which would you expect to be more family-tribal-clan oriented
and which more individualistically ego-oriented?
Which more anthropocentric
and which more nurturing of all life-centric?

Who is more likely to be a feminist-cooperative economist,
a Permaculture Designer
or a Political Party Platform Developer?
Why do you imagine our world in this comparative
relative 
way?

As a cooperatively intended illustration
of discovering political relativity 
within an economic bicameral lens,
let's compare our sacred colleague Charles Eisenstein's
description of "The Growth Imperative"
with a bracketed revision 
which might be entitled "A Regenerative Imperative."
This, not to suggest disagreement,
but to suggest dipolar co-arising confluence
through using both Left and Right lenses of consciousness:

"Abetted by technology, the commodification of formerly non-monetary goods and services has accelerated over the last few centuries, to the point today where very little is left outside the money realm."
[Abetted by double-binary balancing technology,
the decommodification of newly-commodified goods and services
is accelerating
over these last few decades,
to the point today
where surprisingly little is left
monopolistically 
inside the overly competitive quantification of value realm.]

"The vast commons, whether of land or of culture, has been cordoned off and sold--all to keep pace with the exponential growth of money."
[Our Commons of land and culture
and genetic-holonic individuation
continues ego- and anthro-centrically self-strangling
through dispossession of cooperative ownership--
all to keep pace with 
the exponential monopoly of quantifying-reductive value,
distorting nurturing health as core-wealth.]

"This is the deep reason why we convert forests to timber, songs to intellectual property, and so on."
[This is the deep ecology of why we permaculturally harvest forests
for timber,
culturally nurture songs toward cooperative intellectual property,
and so on,
yin toward yang
and back again 
balancing evolution.]

"It is why two-thirds of all American meals are now prepared outside the home."
[It is why two-thirds of all American meals
are now less nutritionally prepared
outside our under-valued
health-producing organic homes and lives.]

"It is why herbal folk remedies have given way to pharmaceutical medicines, why child care has become a paid service, why drinking water has been the number-one growth category in beverage sales."
[We, together, are why herbal folk remedies
could further enrich pharmaceutical medicines,
from which they originally derived,
why child care has become a paid
yet under-valued
service,
why bottled and labeled drink of nature's primally flowing health
has become the number-one competitive growth category
in what used to be
the Commons egalitarian river-flow of life.]

While we each have internalized theories
about what positive and negative correlations
we evolve between Left-deductive dominant
v. feminist-egalitarian values and disvalues,
co-relations only recently occurred to me
as what co-operative political assumption
feminist-ecologist-economist culture
may share as ubiquitously as individuated DNA
co-gravitates toward universal RNA syntax.

Buddhist, and Taoist, philosophy
calls dipolar correlations
"dependent co-arising"
while scientists may share this same principle
of thermodynamic,
electromagnetic,
and gravitational
co-elliptical curve-linear temporal balance
"endo/ecto-symbiotic evolution."

As inclusive theoretical physicists
and mathematicians
and statisticians
we might re-member political mutuality
of species evolution
as co-relation,
co-operation,
coincidental trend emergence
between two or more
interdependent dipolar-articulating variables.

Buckminster Fuller
labeled his entire geometric metaphysics of consciousness
and ecological development
after this primal principle
of interdependent co-arising "synergetics,"
steering
and re-ligioning
and re-cognizing 
synergy is to physics
as love is to metaphysics,
and perhaps economics
and eco-logic,
health and well-being,
co-operative Positive Psychology,
design and development ethics and organic health/wealth outcomes,
which begins to feel
like ethical policy development,
useful for a healthier political
and conversational
and familial
and ego/ecosystemic
balancing process.

Where I did not anticipate discovering 
mutually-dependent co-arising cooperation
was in the Prime-Origin field of Cosmology,
although a cursory glance at mythology,
shamanic teaching,
taoist co-existential paradox of evolving Yang/Yin principles
within nature
inclusive of human nature,
predicating male/female functional co-arising
and natural balance;
these were all,
in hindsight,
significant clues saying
"please don't be surprised
when you get to universally unitarian cosmology
as double-transparent co-gravitation of our Commons".

Dual transparency of Time
as Zero-dimensional negentropicentric space
bicamerally suggests
co-operative  gravitational power politics and economics
lie at the (0)-Soul Core Prime Relationship
of our global Origination Story.

Interdependent co-arising revolutions
continue unfolding
into our political lap
during this endangered
Cooperative Transitional Generation.


Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2015

Long poem by Gary Bateman | Details |

God's Return Ticket

God's Return Ticket

Did you ever wonder about the Almighty’s criteria or selection process for reincarnation of souls back on Earth? Just think some famous politician, movie star, sports figure,criminal, dictator, and so on could use “God’s Return Ticket” to appear once again on our earthly plane one day as another person in body and spirit. Yet, how would you react as a transient soul in God’s Kingdom if you found out that your return options would be perhaps as an elephant, a gorilla, a lion, a toad, a snake, a bird, a dog, a cat, a fish, a whale, a snail, an octopus, a flower, a tree, an insect or even some type of inanimate object. The possibilities when one thinks about these options could be practically unlimited!
    
Now that I’ve maybe captured or at least heightened your attention to this spiritual possibility (even if just for the sake of conversation), imagine for a moment in the reveries of your mind and imagination of what it might be like to return to Earth as one the following:

A Former Man as a Woman: This time around you might have a definite edge since you subconsciously know how men think.

A Former Dictator as a Peacemaker: Historical first-hand knowledge of having been a brutal leader may enhance your efforts in negotiating peace in the world. (One can only hope!)  

A Former Hobo as a Wealthy Person: You’ve got a man now who may be respectful of those who are less fortunate. Such a wealth person may become a budding philanthropist. 

A Former Criminal as a Man of God (priest/rabbi/minister): Well this would be a turn-around whereby a former criminal now has the advantage of being a Man of God and has a direct connection to what he perpetrated and experienced when he was on the other side of the law. This experience may make him a better priest, rabbi or minister in the end. 

An Elephant: A quite stately and wonderful mammal indeed whose presence certainly enhances the Animal-Mammal Kingdom on Earth. Elephants are vegetarians and by their nature are not a threat to anyone. Returning as one today could be problematic given the mindless decimation of their herds worldwide by merciless poachers and criminals who represent one of the most sadistic and despicable parts of the “human race” today. (Let us all hope these individuals go straight to “Hell” when they die one day for what they’re doing to our elephants!)

A Gorilla: This could be viewed as a step back from whence you came as a human being, that is, depending on your views and belief system concerning evolution. I would think though it would be better to come back as a Gorilla in the wild than being one in a zoo. At least you would have your freedom, but then the challenge to this would be doing your best to survive the many poachers who would be trying to capture or kill you and your Gorilla loved ones!

A Lion: This choice might not be so bad. Just think, you could return as the “King of the Jungle.” A word of caution is in order though: stay in the wild and avoid being captured and put in a zoo or your “King of the Jungle” days will be past tense.														
A Toad: Just think, you’d acquire the unusual ability to hop around on “all-fours,” eating your favorite insects, and making croaking sounds all through the night.

A Snake: These reptiles are scary and are probably not the first reincarnation of choice. The real question might be what type of snake would one come back as. Good Luck! 

A Bird: Coming back as a bird would give you a chance to switch over to a diet of worms and help you to develop and hone your skills chirping and whistling all day long. Enchanting!

A Dog: This could be an interesting return to the mortal world. The question would be what size and type of dog you would come back as, and would you be the “quite type” or a “barker.” At least you’ll be man’s best friend.

A Cat: Being reincarnated as a cat would make you very popular with cat lovers and just think—you may end up inheriting the complete gene set for the nine lives’ gift of regeneration. Not bad at all! 

A Fish: Returning as a fish may give you satisfaction in knowing that you are a vital part of the world’s food consumption. If you come back as a specialty fish this might not be the case. Beware of returning as a Piranha, unless you plan revenge on someone who wronged you in a previous life. But as a Piranha—you won’t have many friends.

A Whale: Returning as one of these majestic mammals might indeed be a quite fabulous experience. Size matters in this instance and commands respect, but beware of poachers—another courtesy of mankind—at its very worst.

A Snail: This existence back on planet Earth may not be the most pleasant for you’ll be subjected to possibly being eaten or squashed by an inattentive passerby. Your very slow self-mode of movement will be challenging too.

An Octopus: Imagine your ready mobility in the sea and the newfound extent of your manual dexterity as you move under the water. You could be the new found hit of the underwater sea party!

A Flower: This could a wonderful experience especially if you were to be a radiantly beautiful flower. You would be a welcome addition to the plant world and could be the focus of people who seek out your beauty or perhaps want to pick you as a symbol of love and emotions. Think Red Rose!

A Tree: Well a tree may give a reincarnated soul a chance at a much longer finite life on Earth before dying or being destroyed by man. At least one would have the satisfaction of knowing that their presence as a tree would help improve the carbon dioxide imbalance on our planet. 

An Insect: A lot of insects are really nasty, but if you can make it back as a Honey Bee or Butterfly that would be grand.

An Inanimate Object: Just think you could come back as a plain old rock or stone or a seashell.

Enjoy these possibilities! 

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved – February 7, 2015
(Narrative)

Copyright © Gary Bateman | Year Posted 2015

Long poem by Gerald Dillenbeck | Details |

TaoTree of Good and NotSoMuch

BodyLove feels like muscular energy, 
while AgapeMindLove emerges weirdly in reverse;
mind fluency, fertility, health…

Not in any way dissonant with BodyLove,
ideally
to grow maturing health also ecologically balanced 
EgoAnthro ReGenerate Positive Psychology
HealthAsWealth EarthTribal MindBodies.

That is,
I feel like we can
and do, sometimes,
grow more athletic in our love capacities,
our cooperatively positive energy.

We can grow from loving just one little Ego
into loving ourselves within a quasi-functional family,
emerging more maturely into a kinda screwed up,
but benignly cooperative as originally intended, species
impatiently sometimes
too patiently other times 
working through distinctions and tensions within
loving others as ourselves,
and loving and not loving some of our behaviors,
our communications,
our relationships and transactions with our kids,
our spouses but our colleagues too,
our neighbors as global residents too,
our fellow lovers exercising our cooperatively intended behaviors
of would-be perfect mind with body lovers.

I do believe we can train ourselves
and maybe even each other,
how and why to become healthier,
grow mindful,
merge more inclusive of our own,
and other’s negative behaviors,
“enemies” speaking our mutually imperfect tensions,
dissonances of misunderstanding,
misprioritizing capital-centric investments
over our cooperative (0)Riginal Intent.

This dissonance, though
suffering and loss,
anger and fear disruptions into our current love capacities,
expanding out toward a globally extending family
of regeneratively intended health-with-safety lives,
expanding back through prior generations of embryonic DNA,
back through pre-embryonic RNA
coding assignations of light as warmth,
exegetical temporal development instructions
for regenerating (0)-centric co-gravitating Time,
measured in c-squared fractals
Prime Tao CoRelational DiPolar Light,
expanding eco-echo-consciousness back through
bilaterally co-arising DNA-rooted ecologic forward,
forward toward our Great Exegetical CoEnlightenment,
forward through PostMillennial DiPolar TaoTime
speaking WinWin Gaming Theorems
in co-laterally (0)-balanced bipedal
both thumbs revolving dominant clockwise Up;

Expanding deep-rootedly, permaculturally,
sinking into positive nutrient Uracil
reconnecting sync-time Cytosine,
dipolar co-arising,
double-negative binomially septic-aptic
[Basic Attendance as Agape Self-OtherEnvironment default]
WinWin economics
YinYin optimal CQI healthy politics,
fluent plasmatic double-boundaried
wu wei health/pathology flow-power analysis 
Tipping Point ecosystemic understory within
Yang/Uracil fractal-balancing formation primal functions.

Does your positively active love capacity grow ecoconsciously,
and bicamerally analogical?
Rooted within ecological metrics of light AND dualdark development,
between BlackHole deep-dense health regenerative
embryonic (0)Riginal Intention Landscapes
of Time’s Health Agenda
AND
EarthTribe’s (0)Mega Exegetical Language Landscape,
speaking ReGenerative ReCreation Stories
through Beloved CoOperative Networks
of expanding love and peace networks
and reverse-correlational implosion
fusion
of Anger/Fear Power Management
suboptimizing LeftBrain deduce-and-dominate
monopolistic as monoculture WinLose
Yang dominating Yin culturing recessions toward pathological dissonance
competitive ego-centric consciousness,

rather than
Left loving Right’s positives and negative-dissonant dipolarity
with positive and pathology health and safety development functions.
within ecosystemically nested networks
of cooperatively intended economic with politically positive communication trends
from, as well as toward,
health v. pathology co-intelligent co-arising memory,
stretching light’s ecobalancing healthy Time
toward EarthTribe’s Beloved Communities 
EcoSystemic self-correcting WinWin Networks
of P=N(NP)
as Yang=notnotYin
co-arising dipolar light-squared eco-balancing Tipping Point
Prime Co-Relational Function
of Universal ThermoDynamic TaoBalance.

More simply and therefore lovingly said,
we become better lovers within Earth’s more loving organic environments
wherein we evolve easier to recognize active love power muscle tone,
harmonic tunes,
and flexibility to reverse time’s energy 
of diastatic muscle and skeletal tense body strength-power-over environment,
over Other,
over others,
over future and through past moments of anger and fear management
by muscling through,
pushing egocentric as anthrocentric evolutionary theories of ultimate WinLose
survival of the Yangiest.

Yin love power optimally grows in love from
and through and for and with
Yang’s CQI Earth-ReGenerative Health and DNA/RNA Safety,
with mutually co-arising HistoriCultural,
EcoLogical-EcoNomic,
Political-CoOperative
Evolutionary Agenda Items
extending proof-lines back toward
(0) sum bilateral soul-emergent cosmological-eco-open-systemic intent.

To grow healthier Yin with Yang balancing ecoconscious love,
relax discontenting Yang-strained and stressed muscles,
feed them better nutritional balance,
to include less sleep deprivation,
to oxygenate and feed muscles and bones and tendons
including breathing and stretching,
strengthening mindfulness 
by strengthening lifestyle maintenance and grace-movement.

Polypathic practices of dipolar equivalent balancing,
stretching Basic Attendance transliterative and transubstantiating consciousness
as Ego’s natural-spiritual mental health center

Where PowerFlexing is good,
but so is polycultural-outcome stretching,
breathing and beating and dancing
toward general health maintenance of one nondual co-arising mindbody,
exegetically evolving (y)our economic health
as politically cooperative YangYin-Body wealth.

Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2016

Long poem by Gerald Dillenbeck | Details |

EcoCitizens CoArise

EcoMinisters of Earth Rights
CoArise!

EcoLogicians of sustainable tribal might
CoArise!

EcoLegislators of bicameral balancing disposition
CoArise!

What is our highest and best Commons Sense
of currently elected policy-choosers?
Where are our optimal outcomes of Commons Sense?
What does this vast emptiness of positive results
suggest about the Commons Sense
of our electorate?

If we consistently choose the best of partisan nominees,
what does this tell us about the Commons Sense
of our political parties' diversity checks
and inclusive balances?

Do we already share a collective Commons Sense
of what and which and wherefore
our family and friends and neighbors would love to support
before, during, and after voting day?

Who does this Common Commons Sense
commonly hold?
And is Conscious Conscienced Sense
always the denizen only of the richly wise plutocrat,
and therefore unCommon?
and seldom heard 
outside local communications
of mutually subsidiary solidarity
and positively cooperative eco-normics?

Unraveling of superpolitical ego- and anthro-centrism
develops health
by reweaving positive environmental (eco)relationships.

EcoCitizen Primal Relationships
nondually co-arise
without ectosymbiotic revolution
and with endosymbiotic evolution
as does bicameral ecotherapeutic resonance
steer toward Interior/Exterior Health Optimization.

EcoCitizens with fully balanced bicameral consciousness
commonly sense dipolar force of cognitive dissonance
developing
stretching
steering
further articulation of bicamerally co-arising consciousness.

Release of nationalistic
and individualistic ego-anthro-centrism,
transitions toward eco-centrism.
Although not a once-then-done co-redemption;
eco-residency is a lifelong pilgrimage
and privilege
unique to human nature's DNA-evolving
CommonSense.

Eco-Partisans explore a difference
between BusinessAsUsual's competitive economic "growth" agenda,
and a more cooperative permaculturist's "development" logistics
and regenerative political relationships as developmental process,
and economics.

Permacultural EcoLogists comprehend growth
both endo- and ecto-symbiotically,
both within and without growth,
mutually sustainable bilateral healthy development
follows slow multigenerational regenerative growth
as Win-Win optimization trends
in organic, and gaming, and information systems' 
Group ReGenesis Theory,
steered by TippingPoint QBit-co-arising rudders
of Left/Right
as Yang/YinYin
Zero-Balanced Timeless Universe.

Wise pubic and private sector leaders
might join religious/spiritual seers
to recognize
we do not need money
to meet more and more of our overly commodified needs;
but we do need more co-operative eco-logic
to meet all our less commodified
global and local communication
and Beloved CommonSense Community needs.

Gross domestic product
is the total of both cooperatively and competitively produced
goods and services
each family and ecosystem and nation produces,
and most cooperatively produced goods
and services
and information
and grace
and karma
derive from a permacultural prime-original relationship
between Earth and Human Nature's bilateral syntax,
cooperative good-will,
kindness to and with other mutually confluent beings
and systems
and services
and information
and grace
and karma;
transactional relationships of CommonSense;
less commodified with dollars and cents.

These self-other optimizing exchanges
of eco-normic developmental value,
like love and integrity,
beauty and wisdom,
kindness with just-right contentiousness
when national and individual egos develop out of balance,
these are the economic transactions
sustainably waiting for political and familial eco-consciousness,
for developing healthier and wealthier life.

Wealthiest survivors of competitive Win-Lose
sub-optimization strategies
become calcified arteries,
no longer able to stretch toward polycultural diversity,
around the heart of our financial flow system.
Stagnant capital tends to plug up bilateral flow,
tends to stick,
and accumulate ever more fatty tissue,
as bicameral heart failure pursues
its hardening of life's natural/functional systemic
blood, fuel, energy, hope, 
faith in any future.

EcoCitizens CoArise
within political parties
and beloved faith community developers
(is there a difference?)
(should there be such a difference?)
If your goal is to develop
the most inclusively diverse policies,
procedures,
plans for living optimally together
as your beloved community,
and you want to learn how to get better
at becoming this inclusively diverse beloved community,
do you think you will learn more
about your current state of sub-optimization,
by talking only amongst yourselves,
as currently incarnated,
or do you think you might learn more
from those who have tried to darken your door and failed,
and from those who would never think to darken your door
of influence and inclusion,
why and how this absence of YouNow 
has and has not worked out for them
in their familial,
economic,
social,
and vocational,
and cultural lives?

What would those outside your information fold and field
need from you
to share with you
every grace they could contain?

EcoCitizens declare your Win-Win bioethics!
The most inclusively diverse-with-confluent harmonic blend
Polyculture
develops biculturally universal-prime-transparent-relationship;
to sustain uniting integrity
where a BusinessAsUsual monoculture
with hardening competitive-reductive arteries
will fail to optimally thrive.

EcoCitizens CoArise
this Beloved Community's
optimally perpetual-climaxing Eco-normically forming,
functioning,
flowing,
DNA/RNA EarthTribally regenerative, 
CommonSense Party!








Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2015

Long poem by Demetrios Trifiatis | Details |

KNOW THYSELF

Know Thyself
(one of the two Delphic commands of Apollo)



For years before the narrow windows of my senses
                                                                       I stood,
Trying to pierce the nebulous world of outer reality,
                                                                   Hoping to find GOD,
One year was following the other but I was: 
                                                                 Still wondering,
                                                                          Still inquiring,
                                                                               Still demanding.

I was lost in the tenebrous world of materiality’s
                                                                  Phenomena, 
While the true essence of things, evasive 
                                                           As ever,
Persistently escaped the grasp of my confused
                                                                  Perception, 

Unable to see behind the impenetrable veil
                                                             Of Isis,
And disappointed with reason’s constant 
                                                            Failure,
My impatient voice towards the starry heavens I lifted,
                                                                   Asking aloud:

              Where are Thee, oh LORD?

For I have been seeking for Thee so many years now,
But I have found Thee not!

I have kept my eyes wide-open in order to see,
As many colors of Thy creation as possible,
And not even for a moment have I shut them, 
For fear I missed Thy resplendent light,
But I saw Thee not!

I have kept my ears wide-open in order to hear
As many sounds of Thy creation as possible,
And not even for a second have I covered them up
For fear I missed Thy sacred voice,
But I heard Thee not!

I have kept my hands extended in order to touch
As many things of Thy creation as possible
And not even for a minute have I held them back,
For fear I missed Thy spiritual touch
But I touched Thee not!

I have kept my nostrils wide-open in order to scent
As many perfumes of Thy creation as possible
And not even for an instant have I held my breath
For fear I missed Thy holy aroma
But I scent Thee not!


I have become a famed gourmet in order to taste
As many delicacies of Thy creation as possible
And not even for an hour have I withheld my appetite
For fear I missed Thy heavenly feast
But I tasted Thee not! 

                           WHY?

Then, the thunderous voice of the Lord, 
Coming deep down from the twilight of time,
Tearing the eternal heavens apart
Answered me and said:

Dear innocent child of Mine; hasn’t time taught you,
That I am neither to be seen by eyes
Nor to be heard by ears?
That I am not to be touched by hands
Nor to be scent by nostrils?
That I am not to be tasted by palates
But I am only to be felt by enraptured hearts?


Trembling and puzzled, in a shaky timid voice,
                                                          I dared ask:

How could this be done, oh Lord?
For I am so weak and ignorant, I do not know
                                                               The way

And the compassionate voice of the Lord answered me
                                                                    And said:

Don’t call yourself weak and ignorant for
I have endowed you with power and knowledge
                                                                     So great,
You have only to unearth this incalculable treasure
Hidden deep down in your soul and you will be 
In touch with Me, with eternity, with the universal law,
With the light, with the truth and every single existence,
But first you have to listen carefully to what I command:

Close your eyes for they cannot see Me
And cover your ears for they cannot hear Me 

Pull back your hands for they cannot touch Me
And hold your breath for it cannot scent Me

Shut your mouth for it cannot taste me
And stand completely still in order for you 
To sense Me 

At once I rushed to Obey His divine command, so:

I closed my eyes and saw no more
And covered my ears and heard no more

I pull back my hands and touched no more
And held my breath and scent no more

I shut my mouth and tasted no more
And stood dead still for a moment,
                                  Just for a moment alone!

And BEHOLD:

I felt His ethereal presence enveloping my heart
And I saw His celestial light caressing my mind
And I heard His heavenly voice calling to my spirit
And I touched His angelic essence with my elated thought
And I scent His seraphic aroma with my sacred, now, breath
And I tasted His rapturous divinity with my blissful soul. 

Then, immendiatly, the gates of revelation opened their 
                                                                               Passages wide
And in a magnificent lofty parade, in front of my soul’s 
                                                                               Dazzled eyes
The mysteries of life, one by one, were unveiled to the last
                                                                   Thus making everything known.


And now my enraptured self, jubilant before the eternal truth,
                                                                          In ecstasy exclaims:

Thank you, oh Lord for showing me Thy blessed Essence,
                                                      Thank Thee, for I know Thee now!

And the Lord enigmatically smiled at me and with His 
                                                           Divine thought tenderly declared: 

No my loving child, you only know YOURSELF!



                           © Demetrios Trifiatis
                               
 

Copyright © Demetrios Trifiatis | Year Posted 2012

Long poem by Gerald Dillenbeck | Details |

ReYinning Yang

Imagine,
said Yin to distraught Yang,
never able to get quite enough of himself,
never enough time to fully become his ego-potentiality,
imagine this day opens a new rhetorical event,
a new day of conversation between you,
as Ego,
and those you live and work and go to school with,
and their entire understory environmental background,
news headline as you walk past the paper,
unreality show in the background,
trees and cars flashing by,
roads and horns and cellphones pinging and ringing,
breeze flitting past your right ear,
sun warming and shadows cool, darker,
moisture quietly absorbing clammy skin
hot baked potato with melted butter inviting your mouth
back into this day's rhetorical event possibilities.

Imagine we all share in your rhetorical event
scheduled to begin as you awake to your Yang day of crime
and to end as you fall off toward my Yin sleep of time.

Now,
imagine each YangEgo's lifetime
as one discontinuous rhetorical event,
interrupted by ecosystemically regenerative Yin-sleep,
where time invests apart from EgoCentric conversations,
decomposing your new messages as symphonies
and operas of information,
liturgical dance reiterations of time's spirited articulation,
disembodied elocutions of metaphysical labels,
swimming in deep rivers of becoming communicant ecologic
streaming with full-powered bicamerally balancing
temporal-neural root systems,
making deep learning love within Earth's ground of becoming dualdark
rich economic and fertile political compost.

And,
each species' lifetime,
imagine as a collective rhetorical event;
time's positive investment in light warm health
and double-negative investment in dark nondual 
bilaterally balancing wu wei wealth, co-arising
deep learning
regenerative liturgical patterns and rhythms
of natural ecosystems
in which nature articulates,
speaks nutritionally warm and light
and dissonantly, noisily, stressfully, 
sometimes pathologically of reverse endosymbiotic divestment
through all senses.

Each holonic life-event
within a regenerate wave of evolutionary enculturation events,
in which nature's polycultural ecosystems speak
with each other,
and,
other than human natural systems,
do our best to listen to and for each other,
usually more cooperative
than monoculturally competitive,
we all speak and listen with each other
through our actions,
those cooperative confluent relationships and transactions within time,
and then the other more clumsy and less nutritious actions,

Our rhetorical event praxis 
sends our primordial polycultural solidarity message,
translated through time's prime relational cathedral functions,
fractals of dialectal development,
from (0)-soul-interest economic noticing
investment opportunities and critical risks
of climatic disruption,
through cooperative-reiterative
on through competitive-dissonant double-negative noises
of more neutral climatic stasis,
more distantly emergent distempers,
increasing toward Earth's rhetorical cries 
for more cooperative help from humane nature,
and less hysterical competition
to EgoWin an over-Yanged human race.

Rhetorical rewards of healthy evolution memory
do not go to those who talk the loudest and fastest,
but to those who polyculturally walk their rhetorical talk
most cooperatively,
most mutually transformative,
transliterative,
transcultural,
transcendantly deep learning,
evolving polyrhetorical languages of nature
through solidarity of ecohealthy regenerate purpose.

Within our Ego and much longer Anthro rhetorical event day,
which voices speak in critical event urgent tones,
which speak with synergetic elational resonant tones
polyculturing health-regenerate full-mindbody nutrient love,
and which voices do we normally not hear
because we have shut their voices out of our Anthro-event story,
yet you might see and feel their chronic dualdark stress,
the whitewash noise in your background
of this rhetorical event,
out of which each message has evolved
and toward which each returns,
diastatically rich-voiced potential frequencies
of wu wei,
lower YangEgo priority messages,
yet me whispering reminding remembering
all are not necessarily of one full gospel choir voice,
not quite yet,
but potentially,
with a bit less Yang stretching
and more mindbody full-sensory transliteration
within Earth's polyculturally languaged rhetorical day
and dualdark night.

Yang of Historical Sciences and ConSciences,
we have communicated synergetically more than competitively
dissonant,
and therefore we have evolved this rhetorical Earth day event.

We, you and I together,
we polyculturally communicate 
more than monoculturally noisiate-dissonate,
speak past each other without listening,
so it is we are becoming who
and what
and why we regeneratively-rhetorically have become.

Your rhetorical yang-song event
becomes our regenerative ecosystemic symbiotic lives,
events of densest dialectic
reiterative rich promise
could also become lifetimes of liturgical dance
and rhythm patterned love
and anger and fear
and passion songs,
replete with lullaby,
great turning gospel choirs of regenerate-invested angels.

Our rhetorical event language system
of nutritional evolution v. toxic effect on further communication
merges bicameral ecological equivalent syntax
storing and staging time's bilaterally spinning 
liturgical ecosystemic emergence
of future's rhetorical depth
and density 
of polyculturally expanding paradigms,
polypaths toward rhetorical Tao's full-mindbody ecosystemic (0)Mega Event,
Beloved Climax EarthCommunicant ReGenesis.


Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2016

Long poem by Gerald Dillenbeck | Details |

Learning to Recreate Health

From Edward de Bono's Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by [NonHierarchical] Step

Summary

The emphasis in education has always been on logical sequential thinking which is by [deductively analytical academic] tradition the only proper [true, good, and pretty] use of information.
Creativity [like regenerativity] is vaguely encouraged as some [healthy yet] mysterious[ly beautiful empathic] talent. This book has been about [bi]lateral thinking. 
Lateral thinking is not a substitute for the traditional [hierarchical, either-or choice-making eco]logical thinking but a necessary [bilateral Left-Right] complement. 
Logical thinking is quite incomplete without lateral[ly stretching ecoconscious health+/pathology-,-] thinking.

Lateral [intuitive empathic feeling] thinking makes quite a different use of [internal/external climate-health/pathology] information from logical (vertical) [hierarchically-nested] thinking. 
For instance the need to be right at every step is absolutely essential to logical thinking but quite unnecessary in lateral [organic gestalt empathic] thinking. [with heuristic implicate health/pathology feeling]
It may sometimes be necessary to be [heuristically, imaginatively] wrong in order to dislocate [stress, dissonate] a [thoroughly orthodox] pattern sufficiently for it to re-form in a new way.
With logical thinking one makes immediate judgments,
with lateral thinking one may [must?] delay judgments in order to allow information to interact and generate new [multicultural framing of climate issue] ideas.

The twin aspects of [bi]lateral thinking are first the provocative use of [potentially integrative] information
and second the [resonance] challenge to accepted [exegetical] concepts.
Under[story]lining both these [healthing climate] aspects is the main purpose of [bi]lateral thinking which provides a means to restructure [ecopolitical health v. pathology] patterns.
This restructuring of patterns is necessary to make better [cooperative] use of [(0)sum/core/soul networking] information that is already [multiculturally] available [to ego/ecobalancing consciousness].
It [multiculturally polypathic restructuring of eco-health v degenerative egocentric pathology] is an insight restructuring.

The mind[body] is a [fractal WinWin DNA/RNA designed window-climate] pattern making [eco]system. The [eisegetically stretching heuristic] mind creates [cause-effect rhythm nutrition] patterns out of the environment and then recognizes and uses [reincarnates, repurposes] such [ecological] patterns.
This is the basis of its [regenerate, reiterative] effectiveness.
Because the sequence of arrival of [embryonic good v toxic] information determines how it is to be arranged into a [developmentally healthy-confluent-consilient-syncretic] pattern, 
such patterns are always [normally, evolutionally, BusinessAsUsual?] less than the best possible [revolutionarily nutrition-optimized] arrangement of information.
In order to bring such [ecological cooperative-climate model] patterns up to date
and so make better use of the contained [potential integrative] information
one needs a mechanism for [more than deductive-alone] insight restructuring.
This can never be provided by [diseco]logical thinking which works to relate accepted [exegetical, orthodox ecopolitical healthywealth] concepts not to [optimally] restructure them.
[Bi]Lateral thinking is demanded by the [organic-syncretic-empathic] behaviour of this [deductive-only] type of [suboptimizing] information processing system in order to bring about [more optimal] insight [of richer nutritious] restructuring.
The [basic co-empathic trust stretching] provocative function of lateral thinking and the [either-or] challenging [both-and] function are both directed towards this end.
In both cases information is used in a [health-holistic-positive deviance] manner that goes beyond reason for [eco]lateral [metaphoric] thinking works outside of [ecologically restrained] reason.
Yet the need for lateral thinking is based quite [eco]logically on the [nutritional] deficiencies of a self-maximizing [ego-only monocultural] memory system which is the type of [reductiveEmpty yet organicInterdependent] system that makes the mind capable of humour [good and bad].

Lateral thinking works at an earlier [more primal interrelational] stage than [deep-etched] vertical thinking. Lateral thinking is used to [invites syncretic] restructure the [linear monocultural cause-effect string] perceptual pattern which is the way a situation is looked at [framed, and sometimes gradually acclimated toward]. 
Vertical thinking then accepts that perceptual [climate-gestalt] pattern and [re]develops [stretches toward?] it.
Lateral thinking is [stretch to rebalance] generative, vertical [ecopolitical] thinking [and acting] is [BusinessAsCompetitivelyUsual--WinLose] selective.
[Regenerative climate-health] Effectiveness is the aim of both.

[together,
Yang with Yin,
Hierarchical Space with BiLateral Time,
egobody with eco-mind,
Left with Right,
Polynomial with NotHealth-NotWealth Polypathic bicameral equivalence,
light-squared as reverse double-binding cosmology 
of Earth's regenerating bicameral now.]



Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2016

Long poem by Gerald Dillenbeck | Details |

Ego Speaks for YangYin History

Most everything I learned about the history of evolution
feels colored by Julian Jaynes' theory of language
and culture
and history
and icons of ecological systems and functions,
forms and frequencies,
rhythms and ironic, ionic 
dualdark cosmological bicameral transparency.

This is not something peculiar to Jaynes
or even to DNA-syntaxed cultural Memory,
flowing back to Elder Right MindBody ecoroots
of systemic cooperative therapy and health,
DNA/RNA solidarity 
through mutual political/economic Left/Right bicameral solidarity,
a regeneratives-only need apply globally nutritious revolution.

When I think back
through RNA's original prime relationship,
normative gestalt 
for fractal-seasonal-temporal ecosystemic development,
I see Ego's God of ReGenerating Truth
as both Earth's RNA polyculturally inclusive SunGod,
and Mother's DNA-embryonic 
Open EcoSystemic 
Universal Timeless Folding/UnUnFolding CoGravitating Moment,
incarnating (0)-soul Basic Trust,
BiCameral EarthDominant CoEmpathic Consciousness.

Jaynes presents the emergence of a polypathic puzzle
as Ego's humane/divine balancing vocation,
assigned by RightBrain bilateral-temporal-aptic/synaptic Elder
cousins and plants,
flows and functions,
fractal forms and octave-frequencies
emerging time's bilateral,
four seasoned, four dimensioned, dialectically reasoned,
and logos-languaged,
ecoconsciousness of healthy-confluence v. cognitive-affective dissonance,
chronic temporal stress 
of RNA/DNA solidarity-normed ecotherapy,
Earth's ecosystemic TimePrimed root system
emerging back to BlackHole timeless embryonic AbsentTransParent
(0)Mega Point 
of ReGenerative Revolutionary-Synergetic Origin.

Well, that's the way this LeftBrain dominant Ego
reads Jaynes back through pre-bicameral history,
but could this be a way of seeing
our humane/divine history as decomposing itself,
in reverse of LeftBrain emergent dominance
as PreMillennial EgoAnthroCentric Time
for processing RNA's original regenerative development
cooperative embryonic project,
to emerge Exterior Landscape/Interior Landscape
as Ego/EcoSacredCoPresent Absence
due to incarnational mindbody restraints 
on Open Systemic (0)-soul God/Goddess of Time's
Ego/Eco BiLateral CoArising 
PolyTherapeutic Evolutionary
EcoPresence.

Well, OK,
there are a lot of paradigmatic nests 
in BiCameralYangYin's ecologically emerging nutritious soup.
But, essentially this evolving Ego
suggests to your evolving Ego/Eco
Interior/Exterior co-enculturing health-outcome agenda
that consciousness evolves
because bicameral eco-consciousness co-evolves
through open systemic genetic codex,
restricted solely by harmonic dipolar balance
within (0)-ecotime 
to PostMillennially Transition
back toward Left-Right mutually subsidiary 
political and economic balance.

This EgoLeft dominant adventure
unfolds as Moses leads and develops
and evolves toward Eco-ReGenerative Promise.
EcoConsciousness through Ego's bicameral lenses
develops and evolves DNA/RNA health optimization.

Ego-with-EcoRight evolution is both physical and metaphysical,
both memory and love of regenerative future,
etching synapses 
and aptic-basic PrimeRelationship of DiPolar Solidarity 
deep in ecobiosystems 
of HealthEnculturing CoArising Revolution.

Perhaps Jaynes did not anticipate
what emerges up,
in excess of tipping point equi-valent healthy balance,
invites us to breathe back out again
toward PostMillennial LeftRight BiCameral ReGenerating Balance,
reconnecting with wisdom of Elder Right's SunGod and EarthGoddess
TransParent Regenerators of Heavenly ecosystems 
playing a more PermaCulturally CoOperative
WinWin Solitairity Game 
with DNA/RNA Fractal PrimeTime Presence,
erupting Golden DiPolar SpaceTime 4D CoRelationRatio,
then Golden Diastatic Logos Rules of ReGenerative Systemic Health,
then Golden Elixir of EcoRegenerative Health/Wealth 
Internal/External Landscape co-arising designs and plans,
embryonic developments of self-reiterating MotherEarth,
flying and swimming and surfing 
through SunGod's co-gravitational revolutionary fields
and forms and functional flows 
of primetime Tao co-elation.

In right/left relationship
with both full and absent universal landscape,
each will declare
beloved global cooperative community
as Ego has emerged from this Absent Other
History predicts future
only as each and all so resolve,
and co-resonate,
co-emerge this WinWin advent
of revolutionary EcoSolidarity.

Listening together,
with deductive-dipolar bicameral ears,
then speaking with polypathic dialectical confluence,
then acting more regeneratively healthy and safe
with each DNA/RNA Codex Creation Story,
ending without fear and anger
but absorbing synergetic limitless
timelessly open regenerating 
diastatic-climaxing 
eco-integrity. 

Ego's every transition moment
potential CoPresent culminating NOW
into history's co-gravitating 
reincarnating 
great-transition memory 
of dualdark aptic/resonant-synaptic embryonic Time,
to bless and/or curse dreams and days
of those you will so partially leave behind,
to regenerate as needed 
for healthier compost futures.

Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2016

Long poem by Gerald Dillenbeck | Details |

One Hand Clapping

Who sings this song
of one hand dancing?

No, honey,
get it right please,
What is the sound of one hand clapping?

One hand clapping
is the same difference of song as sound
between co-arising bicamerality
and dipolar binomiality.

Both hands begin and end
with Zero-Zen-soul prime relationship
of Tao,
as Time's transparent co-gravitational
ecologically therapeutic energy,
leading from each heart
as from Earth's universally co-empathic 
diastatically encultured 
RNA/DNACentered 
SpaceTime syntax 
of light/dualdark seasons 
with resonantly therapeutic coarising reasons.

Air is to water's full-clap, as water is to air's absorbing
pre-diastatic emptiness.

Yes, that, I suppose,
but also
Medicine, iconic of "nutritional regenerative-DNA/RNA health-system"
is to Earth's sick Dual Pathologies
AngryClimate and Fear of LoserPathology labels and trends.
as Earth's ecotherapeutic ecological timing is to inform our Medicine-Therapy Ecosystems,
including interior and familial, personal and tribal,
but also large-ecosystemic scales
of political and economic ecosystems
cooperatively researching long-term best permacultural practices
for assuring local through global health and safety.

I think you should change the title of your bicameral dipolar theory
to PolyCulture Interior/Exterior Landscape Cooperative Design Optimization.

Still too long.

I know
but how does bicameral YangEgo speak
propose to speak precisely 
for YinYin Eco-squared, fractally bilateral,
temporal-neural-aptic polymorphic/polypathic/polyculturally
CoPresent Prime TransParent Relationship,
mute as a dipolar post?

Why must we speak what natural ecosystems imply
so ubiquitously?
Not timeless exactly,
but perennial,
since the beginning of Earth's RNA-syntax memory of light/dark time,
correlated with warm/cold,
passed from embryo to embryonic regenerative information system
as binomial transmissions +,+ WinWin and -,- LoseLose: 
prime fractal dipolar function-form.

So ego/eco (0)-soul balance of time's co-arising gravity,
glares through bicameral lens,
but appears nearly invisible-recessive
to Left-brain dominant language-culture,
without YinYin's more RNA-centric-doublebinding
yummy v pathology time-frequency and MidWay-flow.

AngerLose and FearLose competitive eco-political strategies
of "can only win through all others losing" evolutionary flexing
emerges LoseLose Logos/Mythic UniversalAbsence-of-EvolvingRevolvingSystem, 
no regenerative potential within time,
monocultural dia-negentropy.

A capacity to empathize,
using ecological
permacultural
therapeutic systemic language,
applied analogically
to positively develop
each and every Interior-Exterior CoArising 
++YangEgoLeftLanguaged/(-,-) YinEco Right MindBody
DoubleBinding Space as 4D Time's BiLateral Identity,
within a dense bullseye of bicameral attention,
dialectic sight and sound and smell and touch and co-empathic feeling 
of each potential DesignerEgo's DNA-encultured EcoMap
of First Principle
for every (0)-soul-center intention
we focus our ecological/polymorphic Landscape Design Map,
employing cooperative practice
for communication and nutritional network development
meeting WinWin Continuous Health-Quality Improvement Standards,
with ecotherapeutic post-climatic polycultural outcomes
of local through global EnvironmentalPeace 
incarnating Synergetic Love of Life
throughout dipolar co-gravitating equi-valent DNA/RNA CoPresent EcoConsciousness,
MedicineGod of Time's nesting-absorbing 
and regenerating-emerging 
equivalently TransParent Convex/Concave 
Explicate/Implicate
Yang/YinYin
Right/Left 
self-and-other therapy/pathology dipolarity. 

Wasn't mapping the Golden Rule
onto Principles of Permaculture Systemic Design
really all you needed to say
much less think?

Maybe,
although there is that cool thing about
dipolar transparent Polynomial
as NotNot Polynomial Tipping Point
co-arising elational-relational bilateral function
of time.

Well you certainly won't get any of that time back.

I don't look at polycultural TippingPoint design communication
as an expenditure of time
so much as an investment.

Well then, where is your return?

In time's future ecotherapeutic polycultural regeneration,
and degenerative pathological
chronic anxiety and stress
of people and their soil and air and water 
and decreasingly nutritional systems,
and sleep deprivation,
emerging climatic cultural meltdown.

Well,
your time seems to continue rewinding
but my time is moving toward meltdown.

I'm sorry.
How can I help?

You could stop talking
and start practicing what you so
nutritiously
and polyculturally
and cooperatively preach.

Why can't I do both?

I don't know.
Just clumsy I guess.
Sounds more like one not-quite-resonant hand clapping.

Copyright © Gerald Dillenbeck | Year Posted 2016

Long poem by Edlynn Nau | Details |

DON'T FEED THE PARTICLES IN THE ZOO



DON'T FEED THE PARTICLES IN THE ZOO

What particles ARE, with this list of ARE NOTS,                                                     
ARE listed below to peruse in your thoughts.                                                                
Mesons AREN'T plural for multiple mice.                                                                  
Baryons AREN'T picked for a pie just to slice.                                                          

Neutrinos AREN'T Newts and Leptons don't leap.                                 
Muons AREN'T kittens that mew in their sleep.                                               
Electrons WON'T fry you to particle vapor.   
Gluons WON'T stick you, down to your paper.           

Gravitons AREN'T gravy nor dug from a grave.                                                              
Tachyons AREN'T tacky in clothes you won't save.                                                     
The Tau's AREN'T an Empire with power to wield.                                                   
Bosons AREN'T bossy while out in their field.                                                                                                        

Fermions, ALL TWELVE, while The MATTER endorse,                                                 
the Bosons, OF FIVE, are Carries of FORCE.                                                               
Fermions WON'T be, in same-place-at-same-time,                                                    
But Bosons WILL be, it's their paradigm.                                                                 

While some Quarks ARE Uppers and some let you Down.                                          
Some ARE true Toppers with Bottoms profound.                                                         
Some DO act Strangely, while others have Charm.                                                    
Mass, charge, spin, and color, ARE features they arm.                                                 

Leptons ARE in "flavors" that can be most tasteful.                                                      
What they ARE in decay is not at all wasteful.                                                           
There ARE three generations that change what they weigh.                                      
And they ARE very different in how they decay.                                                      

Electrons ARE stable with common precision.                                                                
While Muons and Taus ARE made in collision.                                                          
NO strong interactions these Leptons will take.                                                           
Yet they're subject to basics, make NO mistake.                                                            

Photons ARE particles AND waves of light.                                                                  
Gluons ARE binding in matter, just right.                                                                      
"W's" ARE weak in their force, it is true!                                                                      
So ARE the "Z's," who are last at the zoo.                                                                        

The Higgs, IS a boson that's so elusive.                                                                         
What boson it is, IS not so conclusive.                                                                          
We know IT's a particle with zero spin.                                                                         
IT's got positive parity from deep within.                                                                       

Now that you know what particles ARE NOT,                                                                 
And what some likely ARE, it can help quite a lot.                                                    
Some things ARE tiny and invisible too.                                                                        
They ARE dancing about in the particle zoo.                                                                  

So MANY zoo particles for you to know.                                                                      
In a zoo of a SECRET particle show.                                                                  
Come SEARCH for particles, if brave and you dare.                                                   
But DON'T feed the particles, while you are there!                                             


Edlynn Nau
May 26, 2015

Copyright © Edlynn Nau | Year Posted 2015

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